Provincia Dacia, Philip I, Rare!
Æ Sestertius; 27mm/16.5gm
Con/ Uncleaned with superb glossy green patina; after cleaning...Extremely Fine
Obv/ IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG; Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind.
Rev/ PROVINCIA DACIA; Dacia holding two vexillums inscribed V and XIII, eagle and lion at sides. Exergue: AN ???
Seller's Note/ An excellent example of this interesting and rare issue; the reverse commemorates the Dacia province and the two legions responsible for protecting it: V and XIII
For cleaning; it's just soft dirt. DW soaks, hand-held tools and patience.